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* The [[MixAndMatchCritters half-monkey, half-catfish]] ongis in ''WesternAnimation/RayaAndTheLastDragon'' definitely qualify, working with [[LittleMissConArtist con-baby Noi]] to rob people blind.


* WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}'s pal Abu is a thief. However, while his human partner steals only what he really needs out of necessity, Abu will nab anything that isn't nailed down, and takes great pleasure in using it to mess with people.

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* WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}'s pal Abu is a thief. However, while While his human partner WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}} steals only what he really needs out of necessity, Abu will nab grab anything that isn't nailed down, and takes great pleasure in using it to mess with people.





* Abu from ''WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}'' is a thief. And not a thief like Aladdin is a thief, who steals only what he really needs to steal out of a survival necessity. Abu steals anything and takes great pleasure in using it to mess with people.
* The baby baboon that steals Jane's drawings in Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Tarzan}}''.

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* WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}'s pal Abu from ''WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}'' is a thief. And not a thief like Aladdin is a thief, who However, while his human partner steals only what he really needs to steal out of a survival necessity. necessity, Abu steals will nab anything that isn't nailed down, and takes great pleasure in using it to mess with people.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Tarzan}}'': The baby baboon that steals Jane's drawings sketchbook (and her portrait of him, in Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Tarzan}}''.particular).





* A Visa card advertisement had orangutans stealing the luggage of Catherine Zeta-Jones, until she ransoms it back by using her Visa card to order a truckload of bananas. The monkeys are so impressed they want the Visa card as well. Catherine refuses, and is about to drive off whereupon the leader of the monkeys shows he's nicked her carkeys too.

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* A Visa card advertisement had orangutans stealing the luggage of Catherine Zeta-Jones, until she ransoms it back by using her Visa card to order a truckload of bananas. The monkeys are so impressed they want the Visa card as well. Catherine refuses, refuses and is about to drive off whereupon the leader of the monkeys shows he's nicked her carkeys too.



* In ''Manga/InuYasha'', three little monkey youkai appear as playful pests. Subverted by their leader Sarugami, who's TheStoic.
* ''Franchise/{{Jewelpet}}'': Tata, a squirrel monkey Jewelpet, is very mischievous and chaotic, and often a nuisance to the heroes. He's also known for stealing stuff in the second and fourth seasons.

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* In ''Manga/InuYasha'', ''Manga/{{Inuyasha}}'', three little monkey youkai appear as playful pests. Subverted by their leader Sarugami, who's TheStoic.
* ''Franchise/{{Jewelpet}}'': ''Toys/{{Jewelpet}}'': Tata, a squirrel monkey Jewelpet, is very mischievous and chaotic, and often a nuisance to the heroes. He's also known for stealing stuff in the second and fourth seasons.


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* On an episode of ''Series/TheLucyShow'', Lucy gets a job babysitting, but finds out she's expected to care for a couple's three chimpanzees which they see as their children. The chimps put off going to bed with all sorts of tricks including riding bikes and playing Cowboys and Indians. The couple comes home to an exhausted Lucy who apologizes that the chimps aren't in bed. The "parents" are just glad she didn't run away like the last babysitter.
* In ''Series/{{Friends}}'' season one, Ross had a capuchin monkey named Marcel in order to get used to having someone who depended on him, in preparation for his then-unborn son. It got into a lot of mischief, including setting the girls' TV to the Spanish language SAP. Ross eventually gave it to a zoo, and it was last seen starring opposite Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme in ''Outbreak 2''.
* ''Series/{{Community}}'': Annie's Boobs, the thieving monkey.
* On ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' Marshall may or may not have been mugged by a monkey; he refuses to say. From the same episode, Ted claims a monkey [[Film/KingKong stole a doll, climbed a model of the Empire State Building and was attacked by paper airplanes]], [[UnreliableNarrator but fans have their doubts]].
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* ''Literature/AnimalInn'': Book 3 features Gigi the capuchin, who causes quite a bit of trouble for the Taylor family when she's recovered enough. The last straw for Val is when Gigi bites Cleveland's tail, prompting Val to insist that the monkey go. (And she does, to a nearby petting zoo that treats its animals well.)


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* On an episode of ''Series/TheLucyShow'', Lucy gets a job babysitting, but finds out she's expected to care for a couple's three chimpanzees which they see as their children. The chimps put off going to bed with all sorts of tricks including riding bikes and playing Cowboys and Indians. The couple comes home to an exhausted Lucy who apologizes that the chimps aren't in bed. The "parents" are just glad she didn't run away like the last babysitter.
* In ''Series/{{Friends}}'' season one, Ross had a capuchin monkey named Marcel in order to get used to having someone who depended on him, in preparation for his then-unborn son. It got into a lot of mischief, including setting the girls' TV to the Spanish language SAP. Ross eventually gave it to a zoo, and it was last seen starring opposite Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme in ''Outbreak 2''.
* ''Series/{{Community}}'': Annie's Boobs, the thieving monkey.
* On ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' Marshall may or may not have been mugged by a monkey; he refuses to say. From the same episode, Ted claims a monkey [[Film/KingKong stole a doll, climbed a model of the Empire State Building and was attacked by paper airplanes]], [[UnreliableNarrator but fans have their doubts]].
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* The 2017 reveal trailer for ''VideoGame/BeyondGoodAndEvil2'' features Knox, part of the crew of SpacePirates who will be serving as the game's heroes. Knox is a genetically-enhanced chimp with a cheeky Cockney accent and [[SirSwearsALot a really foul mouth]] who's first introduced selling a golden pig idol to PigMan Zhou Yuzhu in exchange for an [[FictionalCurrency M-disk]]. Zhou Yuzhu greedily grabs the idol, only for one of its jewel eyes to fall off, its gold paint rubs off to reveal it's actually brown, and it melts in his palms.
-->'''Zhou Yuzhu''': '''[[BigWhat WHAT]]?!'''\\
'''Knox''': What "What"? That's Swiss-fuckin'-chocolate, ''Pig''! (he then punches out the skylights above his head with a mechanical fist on a grappling rope, before hightailing it out of there)

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* ''Literature/GirlsToTheRescue'': Lek's pet monkey in "Mai's Magic" serves as his partner in crime. It's able to steal and plant items for him. However, the story presents Lek as the real problem; the end shows that Mai and her family took in the monkey for a while while Lek served time in jail for his scam.

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* ''WesternAnimation/PJMasks'': Season 4 introduces Munki-Gu, a [[TalkingAnimal talking]] Monkey supervillain who only lives for causing mischief. He doesn't even care if he targets the heroes or other villains, as long as he can have his fun.


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* Abu from ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' is a thief. And not a thief like Aladdin is a thief, who steals only what he really needs to steal out of a survival necessity. Abu steals anything and takes great pleasure in using it to mess with people.
* The baby baboon that steals Jane's drawings in Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}''.

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* Abu from ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}'' is a thief. And not a thief like Aladdin is a thief, who steals only what he really needs to steal out of a survival necessity. Abu steals anything and takes great pleasure in using it to mess with people.
* The baby baboon that steals Jane's drawings in Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Tarzan}}''.


* Abu from ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' is a thief. And not a thief like Aladdin is a thief, who steals only what he really needs to steal. Abu steals anything and takes great pleasure in using it to mess with people.

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* Abu from ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' is a thief. And not a thief like Aladdin is a thief, who steals only what he really needs to steal.steal out of a survival necessity. Abu steals anything and takes great pleasure in using it to mess with people.


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[[caption-width-right:350: Classic Abu]]"Perfect timing, Abu! As usual!"]]


* Sun Wukong, the Monkey King from ''VideoGame/Dota2'' literally has an ability called Mischief, which transforms him into a semi-random object to blend in with the area and makes AI-controlled units (such as creeps and towers) ignore him. Videos abound on YouTube about the cheeky plays that this enables.

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* Sun Wukong, the Monkey King from ''VideoGame/Dota2'' literally has an ability called Mischief, which transforms him into a semi-random object to blend in with the area and makes AI-controlled units (such as creeps and towers) ignore him. Videos abound on YouTube Website/YouTube about the cheeky plays that this enables.



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* In the [[WesternAnimation/SupermanTheatricalCartoons Superman short]] ''Terror on the Midway'', one of these releases a bunch of circus animals, including a terrifying KillerGorilla.

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* In the [[WesternAnimation/SupermanTheatricalCartoons Superman short]] ''Terror "Terror on the Midway'', one of these Midway", a mischievous monkey releases a bunch of circus animals, including a terrifying KillerGorilla.
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